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Modern Library's 100 Best Novels

Modern Library polled its editorial board to compile this list of the best 100 novels of the 20th century.
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from modernlibrary.com · made by Eli Dragen
avg. score: 14 of 100 (14%)
required scores: 1, 5, 8, 13, 21 

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Ulysses
Ulysses
2
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
3
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
4
Lolita
Lolita
5
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
6
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
7
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
8
Darkness at Noon
Darkness at Noon
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9
Sons and Lovers
Sons and Lovers
10
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
11
Under the Volcano
Under the Volcano
12
The Way of All Flesh
The Way of All Flesh
13
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
14
I, Claudius
I, Claudius
15
To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse
16
An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy
17
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
18
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
19
Invisible Man
Invisible Man
20
Native Son
Native Son
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21
Henderson the Rain King
Henderson the Rain King
22
Appointment in Samarra
Appointment in Samarra
23
U.S.A. Trilogy (John Dos Passos)
U.S.A. Trilogy (John Dos Passos)
24
Winesburg, Ohio
Winesburg, Ohio
25
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
26
The Wings of the Dove
The Wings of the Dove
27
The Ambassadors
The Ambassadors
28
Tender Is the Night
Tender Is the Night
29
The Studs Lonigan Trilogy
The Studs Lonigan Trilogy
30
The Good Soldier
The Good Soldier
31
Animal Farm
Animal Farm
32
The Golden Bowl
The Golden Bowl
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33
Sister Carrie
Sister Carrie
34
A Handful of Dust
A Handful of Dust
35
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
36
All the King's Men
All the King's Men
37
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
38
Howards End
Howards End
39
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
40
The Heart of the Matter (Graham Greene)
The Heart of the Matter (Graham Greene)
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